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Duvalier's ghosts : race, diaspora, and U.S. imperialism in Haitian literatures

Author: Jana Evans Braziel
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010.
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Drawing on the diasporic cultural texts of several authors, such as Edwidge Danticat and Dany Laferriére, Jana Evans Braziel examines how writers participate in transnational movements for global social justice. In their fictional works they discuss the Unites States' many interventionist methods in Haiti, including surveillance, foreign aid, and military assistance.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Braziel, Jana Evans, 1967-
Duvalier's ghosts.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010
(DLC) 2009044781
(OCoLC)437299341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jana Evans Braziel
ISBN: 9780813038247 0813038243
OCLC Number: 743256882
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 308 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Rethinking the Black Atlantic: trans-American regimes of violence, pistemological occlusions --
Transatlantic journeys, Haitian refugees, and the perils of the Black Atlantic --
Liminal citizens: drifting between Ginen and Guantánamo --
Hunger, poverty, and food economies --
Aborted states of development: Haiti's historical revenants, post-Duvalier's daughters --
Le cri des oiseaux fous: Duvalierism, development, state violence, and Duvalierism without Duvalier --
Amour douleur folie: state violence and post-Duvalierist revenants --
"He came to kill the preacher": saints, martyrs, torturers, and post-Duvalierist returns.
Responsibility: Jana Evans Braziel.

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